Police Reports, Investigative Documents, and Internal Records Regarding the Gulf Breeze Six

Matthew Phelan filed this request with the Gulf Breeze Police Department of Gulf Breeze, FL.
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From: Matthew Phelan

Leslie Guyer, CMC, City Clerk
and/or Stephanie Lucas, City Clerk
City of Gulf Breeze City Hall
1070 Shoreline Drive
Gulf Breeze, FL 32561
Jon Rhodes, Communications Supervisor
and/or Richard Ruminski, IT and Communications
Records Division
Gulf Breeze Police Department
311 Fairpoint Drive
Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561
(850) 934 - 5121

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15 (1995)), I hereby request the following records:

Criminal/incident reports, arrest reports, search warrants, arrest warrants, logs of arrests and responses to incidents, follow-up reports, and all other relevant material, including photos, video, paper documentation, and audio files, related to the July 13th-14th 1990 apprehension of the following 6 missing, and presumed deserted, army intelligence personnel associated with the 701st Military Intelligence Brigade at Augsburg, West Germany: 1.) Sgt. Annette Eccleston, then 22-years-old, of Connecticut; 2.) William N. Setterberg, then 20, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.; 3.) Kenneth G. Beason, then 26, of Middlesboro, Tennessee; 4.) Vance A. Davis, then 25, of Wichita, Kansas; 5.) Michael J. Hueckstaedt, then 19, of Farson, Wyoming; and 6.) Kris P. Perlock, then 20, of Hudson, Wisconsin. ( For corroboration and more details, please see quotes from Gulf Breeze Police Department Capt. Kenneth R. Hicks in the following New York Times article from Wednesday, July 18, 1990, "Six Soldiers Found in Florida AWOL From U.S. Spy Unit" by Eric Schmitt http://www.nytimes.com/1990/07/18/world/six-soldiers-found-in-florida-awol-from-us-spy-unit.html )

Should you deny my request, or any part of the request, please state in writing the basis for the denial, including the exact statutory citation authorizing the denial as required by s. 119.07(1)(d), F.S.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. I am member of the news media whose work has appeared at The New Republic, Inside Climate News, and other publications.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Matthew Phelan

From: Gulf Breeze Police Department

Good Morning, Mr. Phelan:

Thank you for your public records request dated February 19, 2018.

The City of Gulf Breeze nor the Gulf Breeze Police Department have
documentation responsive to your request.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me.


*Stephanie D. Lucas*

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Stephanie D. Lucas, City Clerk

City of Gulf Breeze

1070 Shoreline Drive

Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561